Reuters/Hindustan Times: UN Agency Picks India’s Simputer for Bhutan Project

“The Simputer, India’s first home-grown handheld designed for
the rural masses, is making its international foray through a deal
with the UN’s International Telecommunication Union and the
Buddhist kingdom of Bhutan.

“‘We expect to use the Simputer in about 38 post offices in
Bhutan to facilitate easy and affordable use of e-mail,’ said
Vishnu Mohan Calindi, administrator of universal access and rural
communications at the UN’s telecom agency…”


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